Silver Cup podium for ORANGE1 FFF Racing Team by ACM at Spa 24 Hours

Silver Cup podium for ORANGE1 FFF Racing Team by ACM at Spa 24 Hours

26.10.2020: ORANGE1 FFF Racing Team by ACM scored its maiden Spa 24 Hours podium thanks to the #555 Lamborghini Huracan EVO GT3 in the Silver Cup. The competitive line-up composed of Baptiste Moulin, Taylor Proto,


ORANGE1 FFF Racing Team by ACM scored its maiden Spa 24 Hours podium thanks to the #555 Lamborghini Huracan EVO GT3 in the Silver Cup.


The competitive line-up composed of Baptiste Moulin, Taylor Proto, Hugo Chevalier and Florian Latorre crossed the finish line on Sunday afternoon in third position in the class reserved for young talented drivers approaching the highest level of GT3 competition.



It wasn’t an easy challenge, as Spa-Francorchamps presented many hostile conditions, not last the much longer night period and the heavy rainfall in the last hours, but both the team’s strategy group and the drivers handled the condition in a very mature and clever way.



It was a bitter-tasting outcome for the Pro and Pro-Am cars. Car #19 was one of the first to retire for damages as consequence of a crash on the slippery track in the early stages of the race. A similar fate awaited the #63 when at the sunrise, Dennis Lind lost control at Raidillon, spinning and crashing while he was leading the race.




Fu Songyang, ORANGE1 FFF Racing Team by ACM



“This was a strange weekend for us, sweet and sour. We started by setting the fastest time in Free Practice and we knew we could be competitive. After all the problems we faced in the 2020 season, the Spa 24 Hours was our main objective. For most of the race, we lead it and we fought for the leadership, unfortunately at Sunday’s sunrise, our dream vanished.


For sure it’s a mistake that can happen, as for the Pro-Am car, but it hurts a bit, especially straight after the end of the race. On the other hand, I’m really proud of the result in the Silver Cup, because hiring those four young guys was a bet and they showed great potential, a constant pace, and followed the pit-wall strategy perfectly.



For this reason, I want to congratulate all our drivers for the effort they put in this challenge, as well as the mechanics and technicians who faced the hardest week of the year”.

 

 

Antonio Caruccio - photos SRO

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26.10.2020 / MaP

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